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President Barack Obama’s first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., where, in 1965, state … more
On a recent trip to Raleigh I made a new friend, a friend that has put me into a new technological era and her name is Alexa. Yes, I have crossed over to the dark side, I have left behind my … more
We’re next. Yes, I mean us — the American people. At least the Christians, Jews, Muslims, conservatives, Republicans, libertarians, blacks, Asians, Hispanics, LGBTQ folks, immigrants, rich, poor … more
As a farmer and native of rural North Carolina, I know that agriculture plays a key role in keeping Harnett County’s people fed and employed. That’s why I’m glad the North Carolina Farm Act was … more
When President Trump visited North Carolina he assured our state that the federal checkbook would be opened and that we would get almost anything we wanted from FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management … more
No consent. No disclosure. No escape. For legions of unwitting students and teachers across the country, this is the dangerous, de facto data policy Google has imposed over their school districts. … more
RALEIGH — If North Carolina Republicans are to maintain solid control of both chamber of the General Assembly, they can’t just turn out the GOP base this fall. They also need undecided voters to … more
“This place is sweet!” My husband ran his fingers along the sleek furniture, admiring the stylish pad. It was as if we had stumbled onto something magical, like Alice tripping through the … more
A new report from Gallup should sober up those expecting a “blue wave” in the November elections. According to this report, the percent of Americans saying they have a “favorable” view of … more
RALEIGH — Will Democrats deliver a punishing blow to Republicans in this year’s midterm elections in North Carolina or will the much-vaunted “blue wave” prove to be more of a ripple? No … more
With political junkies all over America fawning over the confirmation hearing of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the alleged allegations of misconduct by the judge, and the ever-growing growl of loyal … more
One thing always popping into my feeble mind are thoughts about what kind of person am I standing next to in a line. There are always several questions I would like to ask someone. Being a … more
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